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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Police Lieutenant

Police Force:City of West Sacramento
Location:Sacramento/Metro Area
Salary:$8,127.00 - $9,877.00 Monthly
Close Date: Feb 10, 2014
Salary: $8,127.00 - $9,877.00 Monthly

The City of West Sacramento is seeking energetic, qualified individuals for the position of Police Lieutenant. The final filing date for this position is 5:00 p.m., February 10, 2014.

Under the general direction of the Police Chief or his/her designee, performs responsible, high-level administrative and technical work for the Police Department; exercises direct supervision over sworn and non-sworn personnel.

Ideal Candidate:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION STATEMENTS--Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work of any major division in the department; supervises and coordinates the department's training services; accesses training needs; develops and implements training programs and materials; recruits instructors; maintains responsibility for confidential personnel records; assumes responsibility for a variety of personnel actions, including selection, training, performance evaluation, recommending disciplinary measures, and dismissal; reviews performance evaluations of subordinate personnel; prepares activity reports as requested; coordinates and oversees crime prevention programs; develops and coordinates special programs aimed at community needs; researches and prepares grants for special programs; conducts studies, analyzes specific or overall operation(s) of the department and implements solutions to problem areas; assists Police Chief in establishment of department goals, objectives, and priorities; reviews arrests and citations for probable cause, elements of offense, and sufficiency of evidence; reviews reports and written materials for completeness, accuracy, neatness, grammar, spelling and format; responds to and provides necessary coordination and direction at scenes of major field incidents; assists in preparation of department budget; investigates complaints pertaining to department activities and personnel; conducts internal affairs investigations; performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Modern principles, practices and techniques of police administration, organization and operation; technical and administrative phases of crime prevention and law enforcement, including investigation and identification, patrol, traffic control, juvenile delinquency control, record keeping, and care and custody of persons including the California Penal Code, Vehicle Code, Health and Safety Code, Welfare and Institutions Code, Business and Professions Code, and relevant provisions of State and local codes; CALEA National Accreditation Process; concepts and theory of tactical communication; current training techniques, programs and materials related to law enforcement; use of firearms and other modern police equipment; principles and practices of organization and personnel management in municipal government. Ability to: Plan, direct, manage, and coordinate a major division of a police department; assess, develop and implement training programs, techniques and materials; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; recommend and implement sound departmen­tal policies; meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and policies; establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties, meet physical requirements to safely and effectively perform the assigned duties; maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing, and operating assigned office equipment; maintain mental capacity which al­lows the capability of making sound deci­sions and demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus 60 college semester units. Experience: Six (6) years experience as a peace officer in a municipal or general law enforcement agency, including two (2) years as a sergeant or above.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: Possession of Basic, Intermediate and Supervisory POST Certificates; possession of a valid Class "3" or "C" California driver's license.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work in an office and field environment; sustained posture in a seated position for prolonged periods of time; exposure to an emergency peace control environment; travel to attend a variety of meetings.


Salary and Benefits:
Annual Salary: $97,524-$118,524
Monthly Salary: $8,127-$9,877
Medical, Dental and Vision: All Management employees receive a set dollar amount to purchase benefits (cafeteria plan). The employee must purchase dental, vision and life and has the option to purchase medical insurance with the remainder of the allotment. If the employee still has money left over after the purchase of insurances, the employee can divert the remainder to a city deferred compensation plan or supplemental salary according to the procedures governing cafeteria plans as established by law. Medical plans offered are through CalPERS medical insurance program. Dental plan is self insured through Delta Dental. Vision plan is Vision Service Plan. The life insurance is a $24,000 term life insurance with $1,000 coverage for a spouse and children aged 6 months to 23 years, and $100 coverage for children aged 14 days to 6 months. Cafeteria Plan Amounts for Police Management: The City allots $900 per month per employee towards a cafeteria plan.
Retirement: CalPERS 3% @ 55, 3% @ 50 or 2.7% @ 57, depending upon the employee's status with CalPERS at time of employment.
Long Term Disability Insurance: Voluntary
401 (a) Money Purchase Plan: 1.5% City contribution.
Management Leave: 80 hours per fiscal year; prorated depending upon date of hire/promotion.
Sick Leave: 8 hours per month
Vacation: 1 - 5 years = 10 days; 6 -10 years = 15 days; 11-20 years = 20 days; 20+ years = 25 days
Holidays: 10 set and 3.5 floating holidays per year
Bilingual Pay: 5% premium pay for employees possessing and utilizing bilingual skills on duty. The number of individuals to receive this pay, the languages available, and the qualification requirements will be determined by the city
Uniform Allowance: 1% of base salary per year, paid annually.

ClosingDate:Mon, 10 Feb 2014 5:00 PM PST
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34327


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